Stephanie Albrecht

Senior Associate

Los Angeles

Stephanie Albrecht, a senior associate in Orrick's Los Angeles office, focuses her practice on regulatory and internal investigations and complex litigation.

Stephanie has experience representing companies and individuals in SEC and DOJ investigations involving potential violations of the securities laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, consumer protection laws, and other federal and state laws.  Stephanie also has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in securities, trade secrets, employment, and other complex commercial litigation matters.

Additionally, Stephanie devotes her practice to pro bono work, representing clients in adoption, immigration, and civil rights matters. 

Stephanie is a regular contributor to Orrick's Securities Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement blog and an Associate Editor of The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities.

During law school, Stephanie was a law clerk in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Stephanie's notable recent engagements include the following:

    • Representation of a Fortune 50 Company in numerous sensitive internal investigations into allegations of accounting fraud and FCPA violations.
    • Representation of a Fortune 50 company in DOJ investigation into alleged violations of the False Claims Act.
    • Representation of investor relations professional in SEC investigation.
    • Representation of public holding company in SEC investigation related to acquisition accounting.
    • Representation of organization in sensitive internal investigation into allegations of impropriety related to federal grants.
    • Representation of personal genomics company in class action involving unfair competition and related claims.
    • Representation of railroad company in trade secret misappropriation litigation, resulting in a federal jury award of over $50 million in damages.
    • Representation of individuals in civil asset forfeiture actions.